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Niagara County, New York

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Transparency grading process


Niagara County is one of 62 counties in New York.

Website evaluation

Main Article: Evaluation of New York county websites

The good

  • Budget is available.[1]
  • Form to make public records request provided.[2]
  • County legislature members listed with contact information.[3] Meeting calendar[4] and agendas provided.[5]
  • Administrative officials listed under respective departments.[6]
  • County reports on property taxation posted.[7]
  • Contact info for zoning information listed under each municipality.[8]

The bad

Public records

Property and court records produced by the county are a matter of public record. These documents are available for free viewing at the Clerk's Office in the Niagara County Courthouse, and copies may be made at $0.25 per page. To access the records online there is a one-time $50 activation fee as well as a charge of $100 every three months.[9]

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